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Full name  Danielle Scott-Arruda
Name  Danielle Scott-Arruda
Children  Julianne Arruda
Position  Middle blocker
Spouse  Eduardo Arruda (m. 2006)

Block  302 cm (119 in)
Height  1.91 m
Spike  325 cm (128 in)
Role  Volleyball player
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Born  October 1, 1972 (age 43) Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States (1972-10-01)
Current club  Indias Mayaguez May 2013
Siblings  Stefanie Scott, Charles Scott
Similar People  Tayyiba Haneef‑Park, Heather Bown, Logan Tom, Robyn Ah Mow‑Santos, Nicole Davis

Parents  Charles Young, Vera Scott

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Danielle Racquel Scott-Arruda (born October 1, 1972) is an American-Brazilian indoor volleyball player. She has played at the 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and the 2012 Summer Olympics, breaking a U.S. female volleyball athlete record for Olympic appearances. She's currently playing professionally for Brazilian league Banana Boat/Praia Clube. Scott-Arruda carried the flag for her native country at the opening ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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High school and personal life

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Scott-Arruda was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and attended Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge, where she was an All-State performer in volleyball and basketball.

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Scott-Arruda's parents are Charles Young and Vera Scott. She has one brother (Charles) and one sister (Stefanie). She is married to Eduardo Arruda.

Long Beach State

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Scott was a Three Time First Team American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American and was the National Player of the Year in 1993.

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In her career, she posted 1,778 kills, 693 digs and 604 blocks and also earned All-Big West honors in basketball, becoming the first Big West student-athlete to earn all-conference accolades in two sports in one season.

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In 1993, she led the 49ers to the NCAA National Championship and won the Honda Sports Award as the top college volleyball player. She was AVCA All-Northwest Region and the Big West Conference Player of the Year, as she led the nation in hitting percentage. In 1992, she was the Big West Conference Player of the Year and helped Long Beach State to the NCAA semifinals. In 1991, she helped Long Beach to the NCAA championship match.

Recent international competition

Scott-Arruda has played in 371 international matches, as of August 24, 2008.


  • Olympic Games
  • U.S. Olympic exhibition for Brazil
  • FIVB World Grand Prix (fourth place)
  • 2007

  • Pan American Games (bronze medal)
  • FIVB World Grand Prix (eighth place)
  • NORCECA Championship (silver medal)
  • FIVB World Cup (bronze medal)
  • 2006

  • FIVB World Grand Prix (seventh place)
  • World Championships (ninth place)
  • Individual awards

  • 2000 Summer Olympics "Best Blocker"
  • 2001 FIVB World Grand Prix "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2001 FIVB World Grand Prix "Best Scorer"
  • 2001 FIVB World Grand Prix "Best Blocker"
  • 2002 World Championship "Best Blocker"
  • 2009 Pan-American Cup "Best Blocker"
  • References

    Danielle Scott-Arruda Wikipedia